Green, governor urge vaccinations

            Dr. Jennifer Green has joined with Gov. Roy Cooper in urging community residents to schedule a COVID-19 vaccination, particularly in wake of the escalating Delta variant virus cases.             […]

Pop in for a peeled pineapple and other goodies at Pate’s Farm Market

Michael Pate opened Pate’s Farm Market just off of Bunce Road earlier this month, offering fresh locally grown produce, a hot food menu that changes daily, a bakery with an […]

School Board Eases Academic Requirements for Athletes

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Cumberland County Schools have long set a higher academic bar for students who want to take part in extracurricular activities, like sports and marching band for […]

Excitement surrounds new football season

Here are the final five Cumberland County High School football previews for the 2021 season. A reminder of the two new conferences the teams will be broken into beginning this […]

Pulitzer Prize winner to speak at Airborne Museum

The Airborne & Special Operations Museum will host the event, “9/11 Remembrance, Twenty Years Later with David Zucchino,” at 6 p.m. on Sept. 9. Zucchino, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author […]

City Unveils Moose Butler Lane

Folks who can tell you just about everything when it comes to the Massey Hill community like to do something called noodling.             They do a lot of noodling early […]

Medi Bites = Delicious Fare

Story and photos by Janet Gibson Confession: When I first heard about Medi Bites, I thought the Medi meant medicine, as in food that heals and fuels us. Well, I […]

Hope Mills 12U Dixie Ponytails team brings home World Series title

By Earl Vaughan Jr. Michael Johnson, head coach of the Hope Mills 12U Dixie Ponytails All-Star softball team, grew accustomed to nervous looks from parents and fans during the World […]

Prep football set to kick off in new conferences

By Earl Vaughan Jr. This is the first of two installments previewing Cumberland County high school football for the 2021 season. The county schools have been realigned into two new […]

Kids With Hearts For The Arts

                                                 Annika Benander and Huck Borden are 15-year-old best friends who practically grew up in the Cape Fear Regional Theatre spotlight. They participated in summer camps, classes and whatever local […]